Jack Toft
Earlier this year

BNE v CNS Feb 28

Just when I thought Brisbun were done for the season, they pulled The Sword of Gryffindor out of the sorting hat and slayed the Hawks. Cairns have had a couple of tough games of late, but will be looking at getting the wood on the Bullets. The Bullets will need The Sword of Gryffindor to fight off the Cairns Basilisks, who might just be a little hungrier and who am I to deny them fresh meat.

My tip: This will be tighter than a game of Quiddich

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Taipans to feast on the buffets .....

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Greybuoy  
Earlier this year

It's just a little thing, but annoying: why can’t commentators get player name pronunciations fight?
Surely that’s just part of being professional, not to forget respectful either.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Machado seems to be dribbling the ball a lot more than last season, I think it's hurting taipans offensively and defensively.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Cakewalk. Good odds too.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Why is Djeric taking 3s in junk time?? What a hero!! Where's the culture in this Taipans team? Olivier is disinterested in playing team basketball and Kelly has no answers.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Greybuoy but that's the problem - these commentators aren't professional.

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Kb_24  
Earlier this year

Cairns season it's over...

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this year

Then there were 7 . Cairns and Adelaide aren't going to be playoffs participants.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Things must be really bad when you lose to the Brisbane Farts by 20.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hawks could be gone as well.

Tough ask for Kelly, other than his two imports who have been hot and cold this season as well, deng injury it's not looking good, Noi can score but you can’t hand the total ship to him, you need team offence, his structure and defence not good. Machado looks like got Ware disease and over dribbling. Oliver is a gun, not certain he looks interested always though. Ten teams next season, two last sides should get next stars or three imports.

Brisbane are doing ok, Froling showing some form, can’t win it but chance of finals. Good team chemistry, Sobey playing with great confidence and Lemanis is still a good coach.

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FSTOS  
Earlier this year

Wigness has been in the junior program for so long and his shooting technique is about as busted as you can get. Probably unfixable now.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Couldn't get a C average to get in to the US college system where he might have had the coaching to fix it. Now here we are.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Cairns showing us that they'll bring back 3 imports next season, big names will go to NBA or bigger leagues like Nick Kay and local talent won’t be enough with just 2 imports

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

You don't need a college coaching staff to fix a broken jumper. Surely Wigness has had enough access to people who could help him fix it, but it's one of those things where (IMO at least) the fix for it is 98% consistent repetition, 2% coaching/instruction.

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Hoopie  
Earlier this year

And a determination to do so.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wigness' dominance in absence of the jumper meant not enough priority was placed on getting him ready for when he couldn't do without it. His combination of speed and strength was totally unmanageable for most juniors, but plenty of men who can match it and overwhelm him with size. He's so young that I wouldn't write him off altogether, Patty wasn't exactly setting the world on fire as a freshman at St. Mary's. But is Wigness humble and hungry enough to put in the work that Patty did?

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anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wigness was touted as NBA player from the brains trust in CoE.

They let him down firstly by overhyping him and gifting him opportunities in Aus teams, and secondly on not developing his shot.

At 5'10 (if lucky) he was never going to get away with trying to finish at the hoop in senior basketball.

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Ben  
Earlier this year

Patty averaged 15ppg and did quite well in his first year at Marys. Far cry from Wigness rn.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Wigness was touted as NBA player from the brains trust in CoE." Those words shouldn't be used in the same sentence, "brains trust".

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